Europe

Ruvalcaba se va a Bélgica y el Turco Mohamed le da un picante consejo para que no vuelva a la Liga MX

A sabiendas que muchos jugadores mexicanos que logran dar el salto a Europa están de vuelta en la Liga MX en tiempo récord, el entrenador de Pumas Antonio Mohamed le dio un particular consejo a Jorge Ruvalcaba, quien acaba de ser traspasado por los universitarios al Standard Lieja de Bélgica.

"Que se lleve picante, para que no extrañe", dijo.

We haven't reached the group stage but Dries Mertens just scored UCL Goal of the Year

Scoring with a volley from the top of the box straight off a corner kick is one of the game's most audacious tactics. It's pure poetry when it comes off (David Beckham to Paul Scholes, anyone?), but its execution requires pinpoint service and the perfect finish. The margin for error is minuscule, and if either the corner or volley isn't flawless, then you're simply hoping the shot flies into Row Z and you're not getting torn apart on a counter going the other way. 

Italian goalkeeper and legend Gianluigi Buffon announces he's hanging up the gloves

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has retired from football, the 45-year-old announced on Wednesday, after 28 years in which he reached exceptional milestones for club and country.

Buffon, who in 2006 lifted the World Cup, won 10 Serie A titles with Juventus and a Ligue 1 title with Paris Saint-Germain.

"That's all folks! You gave me everything. I gave you everything. We did it together," Buffon said in a statement.

Lista de futbolistas mexicanos en Europa para la temporada 2023-24

Comienza una nueva temporada en el fútbol de Europa y un puñado de jugadores mexicanos intentará hacer patria en las ligas más competitivas del planeta.

Por supuesto, hay varios que se mantienen en sus equipos, otros que han encontrado un nuevo hogar, algunos cuyo futuro todavía es incierto y un par que acaban de saltar el charco para vivir su primera experiencia en el Viejo Continente.

Futbolistas mexicanos en Europa 2023-24

Al 2 de agosto de 2023, la lista de mexicanos en Europa va así

¡Arriba Las Palmas! Los canarios le dan la bienvenida a Julián Araujo

Desde el momento en que FC Barcelona decidió bajarlo de su gira por Estados Unidos, se sabía que el futuro del mexicano Julián Araujo estaba amarrado al de la Unión Deportiva Las Palmas, equipo que acaba de ascender a LaLiga.

Sin embargo, solo hoy – y luego de superar las pruebas médicas – la noticia se hizo oficial.

¡Sigue intratable! Santi Giménez hizo un golazo en su primer partido de regreso a Feyenoord

Santiago Giménez continúa su luna de miel con el gol. Después de anotar en la final de la Copa Oro 2023 contra Panamá, el delantero de 22 años no perdió tiempo para hacer lo mismo en su regreso al Feyenoord, donde vacunó al Benfica de Ángel di María, en un duelo de pretemporada.

Gol de Santi Giménez vs. Benfica

Feyenoord se enfrentó al Benfica en Rotterdam, logrando una trabajada victoria por 2-1.

Lo más destacado para los aficionados mexicanos del equipo de la Eredivisie fue el regreso de su delantero sensación, Santiago Giménez. 

Allan Saint-Maximin the latest high-profile player to move to Saudi Arabia

French winger Allan Saint-Maximin has left Newcastle United and joined Saudi Pro League side Al-Ahli on a three-year deal, both clubs said on Sunday.

"We pick the best, and he’s one of them," Al-Ahli posted on messaging platform X, previously known as Twitter.

The clubs did not disclose the transfer fee for the 26-year-old, who joined Newcastle from Ligue 1 side Nice in 2019.

Saint-Maximin, 26, will team up with former Premier League players Roberto Firmino, Édouard Mendy and Riyad Mahrez at Al-Ahli.

18-year-old sensation Linda Caicedo inspires Colombia to stunning upset of Germany

SYDNEY - Manuela Vanegas headed a stoppage-time winner to give Colombia a 2-1 upset victory over Germany just when the twice world champions thought they had saved a point in a thrilling Women's World Cup clash on Sunday.

The defender powered the ball home from a corner eight minutes after German striker Alexandra Popp had converted a penalty to cancel out a stunning strike from Colombian teenager Linda Caicedo at Sydney Football Stadium.

Yunus Musah set to join Christian Pulisic at AC Milan

AC Milan are strong candidates for having the best transfer window of the summer. The latest edition to the team is star United States men’s national team midfielder Yunus Musah.

Milan had Musah on their transfer radar earlier this summer, however it appeared the negotiations had fallen through. Musah has played with Valencia for the past three years and the LaLiga club originally wanted a higher price for the American. Fulham looked like a likely candidate rather than Milan, but ultimately the American will go to Italy.

France captain Wendie Renard scores dramatic late game-winner to take down Brazil

BRISBANE — Captain Wendie Renard's header seven minutes from time earned France a dramatic 2-1 win over Brazil at Brisbane's Lang Park on Saturday as Herve Renard's side picked up their first win in Group F of the Women's World Cup.

The defender met Selma Bacha's corner with a firm downward header that bounced back up off the turf and beyond goalkeeper Leticia to give the French all three points after opening their campaign with a 0-0 draw against Jamaica last Sunday.

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